Richard Artschwager

American, 1923–2013

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American painter and sculptor Richard Artschwager’s work has been classified as Pop Art due to the work’s derivation from utilitarian objects; Minimalist, in reference to Artschwager’s use of reductive geometric forms; and Conceptual in describing …

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$1.3m, Christie's, 2007
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Northeast Corridor, 1994
Sold on Jul 2, 2021
£300,000
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Painting
acrylic, cellotext and formica on wood, in artist's painted wooden frame
142.24 x 203.84 cm
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£300,000
Auction Sale
Jul 2, 2021
Christie's
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RICHARD ARTSCHWAGER (1923-2013) acrylic, cellotext and formica on wood, in artist's painted wooden frame 80 ¼ x 56 5/8in. (203.7 x 143.7cm.) Executed in 1994
Northeast Corridor, 1994
acrylic, cellotext and formica on wood, in artist's painted wooden frame
Jul 2, 2021
Christie's
£300,000
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Painting
142.24 x 203.84 cm
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Jul 2, 2021
Christie's
Realized Price
£300,000
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RICHARD ARTSCHWAGER (1923-2013) acrylic, cellotext and formica on wood, in artist's painted wooden frame 80 ¼ x 56 5/8in. (203.7 x 143.7cm.) Executed in 1994
HAPPY DAYS, 1981
Sold on Jun 28, 2021
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Sculpture
Acrylic on Celotex in the artist's frame
51.0 x 34.0 x 11.5 cm
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Jun 28, 2021
Artcurial
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Acrylic on Celotex in the artist's frame Signed, dated and titled on the back on the frame "Happy days, Richard, 10/15/81" Dimensions with white frame: 66 x 83 x 12 cm h: 34 w: 51 d: 11.50 cm
HAPPY DAYS, 1981
Acrylic on Celotex in the artist's frame
Jun 28, 2021
Artcurial
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Sculpture
51.0 x 34.0 x 11.5 cm
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Jun 28, 2021
Artcurial
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Acrylic on Celotex in the artist's frame Signed, dated and titled on the back on the frame "Happy days, Richard, 10/15/81" Dimensions with white frame: 66 x 83 x 12 cm h: 34 w: 51 d: 11.50 cm
Walking Man, 2004
Sold on Jun 22, 2021
$65,520
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Painting
acrylic on fiber panel
160.3 x 118.4 cm
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$65,520
Auction Sale
Jun 22, 2021
Phillips
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Walking Man, 2004
acrylic on fiber panel
Jun 22, 2021
Phillips
$65,520
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Painting
160.3 x 118.4 cm
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Jun 22, 2021
Phillips
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$65,520
Hair Box (P. 23), 1990
Sold on May 1, 2021
$1,512
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Sculpture
Paint on rubberized hair with wood backing
38.1 x 25.4 x 12.7 cm
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$1,512
Auction Sale
May 1, 2021
Phillips
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Hair Box (P. 23), 1990
Paint on rubberized hair with wood backing
May 1, 2021
Phillips
$1,512
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Sculpture
38.1 x 25.4 x 12.7 cm
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May 1, 2021
Phillips
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$1,512
Port, 1991
Sold on May 1, 2021
$2,772
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Sculpture
Wood, formica and acrylic multiple
7.6 x 49.5 cm
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$2,772
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May 1, 2021
Phillips
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Port, 1991
Wood, formica and acrylic multiple
May 1, 2021
Phillips
$2,772
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Sculpture
7.6 x 49.5 cm
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May 1, 2021
Phillips
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$2,772
Picture, 1969
Sold on Mar 12, 2021
$44,100
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Painting
rubberized horsehair
53.34 x 64.77 cm
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$44,100
Auction Sale
Mar 12, 2021
Sotheby's
Description
rubberized horsehair 25 1/2 by 21 1/4 by 5 in. 64.8 by 54 by 12.7 cm. Executed in 1969.
Picture, 1969
rubberized horsehair
Mar 12, 2021
Sotheby's
$44,100
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Painting
53.34 x 64.77 cm
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Mar 12, 2021
Sotheby's
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$44,100
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rubberized horsehair 25 1/2 by 21 1/4 by 5 in. 64.8 by 54 by 12.7 cm. Executed in 1969.
Untitled (Table), 1962
Sold on Mar 5, 2021
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Sculpture
wood
91.4 x 91.4 x 30.4 cm
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Mar 5, 2021
Sotheby's
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wood 36 by 36 by 12 in. (91.4 by 91.4 by 30.4 cm.) Executed in 1962.
Untitled (Table), 1962
wood
Mar 5, 2021
Sotheby's
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Sculpture
91.4 x 91.4 x 30.4 cm
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Mar 5, 2021
Sotheby's
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wood 36 by 36 by 12 in. (91.4 by 91.4 by 30.4 cm.) Executed in 1962.
Ohne Titel (Wall), 1999
Sold on Dec 10, 2020
$8,190
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Work on Paper
charcoal on paper
96.5 x 63.5 cm
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$8,190
Auction Sale
Dec 10, 2020
Sotheby's
Description
THIS LOT IS BEING OFFERED AT NO RESERVE signed and dated '99 charcoal on paper Sheet: 25 by 38 in. (63.5 by 96.5 cm.) Framed: 36 by 47⅞ in. (91.5 by 121.6 cm.)
Ohne Titel (Wall), 1999
charcoal on paper
Dec 10, 2020
Sotheby's
$8,190
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Work on Paper
96.5 x 63.5 cm
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Dec 10, 2020
Sotheby's
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$8,190
Description
THIS LOT IS BEING OFFERED AT NO RESERVE signed and dated '99 charcoal on paper Sheet: 25 by 38 in. (63.5 by 96.5 cm.) Framed: 36 by 47⅞ in. (91.5 by 121.6 cm.)
Sans titre, 1923-2013
Sold on Dec 5, 2020
€27,500
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67 x 58 cm
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€27,500
Auction Sale
Dec 5, 2020
Christie's
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Richard Artschwager (1923-2013) Sans titre acrylique sur celotex 67 x 58 cm. Réalisé en 1970. acrylic on celotex 26 3/8 x 22 7/8 in. Executed in 1970.
Sans titre, 1923-2013
Dec 5, 2020
Christie's
€27,500
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67 x 58 cm
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Dec 5, 2020
Christie's
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€27,500
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Richard Artschwager (1923-2013) Sans titre acrylique sur celotex 67 x 58 cm. Réalisé en 1970. acrylic on celotex 26 3/8 x 22 7/8 in. Executed in 1970.
Corner Exklamation, 1993
Sold on Dec 2, 2020
€9,450
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Painting
arcylic on wood
15.0 x 64.0 cm
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€9,450
Auction Sale
Dec 2, 2020
Sotheby's
Description
signé, daté 1993 et numéroté 17/30 (Partie A) signé, daté 1993 et numéroté 17/30 (Partie B) arcylique sur bois en deux parties Part A: 64 x 15 cm ; 25 3/16 x 6 in. Part B: 14 x 12 cm ; 5½x 4¾in. Exécutée en 1993, cette oeuvre est le numéro 17 d'une édition de 30 exemplaires éditée par Portikus.
Corner Exklamation, 1993
arcylic on wood
Dec 2, 2020
Sotheby's
€9,450
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Painting
15.0 x 64.0 cm
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Auction Sale
Dec 2, 2020
Sotheby's
Realized Price
€9,450
Description
signé, daté 1993 et numéroté 17/30 (Partie A) signé, daté 1993 et numéroté 17/30 (Partie B) arcylique sur bois en deux parties Part A: 64 x 15 cm ; 25 3/16 x 6 in. Part B: 14 x 12 cm ; 5½x 4¾in. Exécutée en 1993, cette oeuvre est le numéro 17 d'une édition de 30 exemplaires éditée par Portikus.